Department of Library Science
Diane Kester, MLS Program Director
School library media (courses required for public school licensure): LIBS 6135, 6142 and 6144; one of the following educational core competency courses: EDUC 6001, ELEM 6550 or ADED 6550, SPED 6002; and one elective (3 s.h.) to be selected in consultation with an advisor. Additional pre requisites may be required for students seeking media coordinator licensure and lacking an initial teaching licensure.
Public library: LIBS 7050 and electives (12 s.h.) selected in consultation with an advisor.
Academic library: All electives are selected in consultation with an advisor to meet the career goals of the student.
Applicants holding a graduate degree in library science or education who are seeking school licensure are required to submit transcripts for evaluation. Upon review, a course of study will be determined to meet the competencies of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the American Association of School Librarians of the American Library Association working with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.